Health Experts and Scholars from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) are invited to apply for the Chinese Tianyang Visiting Scholars programme at the LSE Health and Social Care Unit.
The following specific requirements for this Visiting Scholars programme should be fulfilled by interested applicants
A candidate should normally be an academic, or research related staff, from the PRC who are based at a university, government research think-tank, or other such research institute working in health and social care studies.
A candidate’s research interests and proposed outputs should be compatible with LSE Health and Social Care's research priority areas: Health Systems and Policy, Health Economics, Demography and Health, HIV/AIDS.
A candidate should normally have already published work of distinction and/or contributed to significant health policy developments in China.
A candidate should be prepared to make a substantial contribution to the academic work of LSE Health and Social Care and will be required to present a paper on his/her research work at LSE at the end of the programme.
Details on Bursary
There is currently ONE visiting scholar bursary available for a 6 month period (ideally from Oct 2014). A scholar will be provided with up to GBP 3,000 for the return flight between China and London, as well as a monthly stipend of GBP 2,500 for the 6 month period.
Status at LSE
The scholar will have the status of Academic Visitor while at LSE, and will be accorded the rights and privileges of an LSE Academic Visitor during his/her 6 months period at the School.
This short application form needs to be completed and sent to the Manager of LSE Health and Social Care, along with the following supporting documents
A full Curriculum Vitae (CV)
An outline of the programme of work the candidate wishes to undertake while at LSE Health and Social Care for the 6 month period.
Completed materials should be sent to Ms. Champa Heidbrink, Manager, LSE Health and Social Care – email@example.com
The deadline for applications is 7 March 2014. The winning Scholar should be available to start his/her 6 month period at LSE from October 2014.